196th ST SW(SR-524) Improvement Project
As one of the busiest highways in Snohomish County, 196th St SW (SR 524) carries thousands of vehicles a day. This corridor is home to hundreds of businesses, a major transit center, and a future light rail station. Planned improvements are designed to reduce traffic congestion, better accommodate bus and transit travel, increase business access, and promote safety.
Project improvements include:
- Street and pedestrian lighting
- Conversion of overhead power and utilities to underground
- New traffic signals
- Planted medians
- Wider sidewalks and landscape features
- New business access and transit (BAT) lanes
- New storm drainage, water quality and flow control services
These improvements will accommodate the growth of City Center. They will also create an enhanced pedestrian environment with a boulevard appearance.
The City received a grant for $1,730,000 to complete the design of this project. We also received grants for $19,980,000 from Regional sources for Right of Way and Construction.
196th ST SW (SR-524) Improvement Project Drop-In Session - February 3, 2021
196th ST SW (SR-524) Improvement Project Drop-In Session Summary(PDF, 1MB)
Public Notices and Involvement Opportunities
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